A 26-year-old female asked:
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Is factor 7 gene mutation (heterozygote) thrombophila?

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Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No: Factor 7 mutation is very rare and causes increased risk of bleeding (not being able to clot). Factor 5 deficiency is the most common form of thrombophilia (increased risk of abnormal clotting).
Answered on Jul 20, 2018
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